|The Steppe - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Steppe by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Expatriate Little Yegorushka goes off to school for the first time, setting out on the journey in the company of his Uncle Ivan, the local priest Father Christopher, and the fun-loving servant Deniska. Along the way they meet an extraordinarily colorful array of characters, named and nameless: the innkeeper Moisey Moisevitch, the beautiful Countess Dranitsky, the mysterious Varlamov, Emelyan ...
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|My Life: The Story of a Provincial - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of My Life: The Story of a Provincial by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Expatriate A provincial youth of wealth and noble status refuses to employ himself in the typical occupations of the higher classes, thus acquiring a reputation as a lazy good-for-nothing. In reality, he is intensely sensitive to the injustices perpetrated by his social class upon the working classes of town and country, and resolves to become a common laborer, taking ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; marriage; Russian Literature; anton chekhov
|The Cherry Orchard - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, translated by Julius West. The Cherry Orchard is Russian playwright Anton Chekhov's last play. It premiered at the Moscow Art Theatre 17 January 1904 in a production directed by Constantin Stanislavski. Chekhov intended this play as a comedy and it does contain some elements of farce; however, Stanislavski insisted on directing the play as a tragedy...
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|Ivanov - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Ivanov by Anton Chekhov, translated by Marian Fell. Nicolai (anglicised Nicholas in this translation) Ivanov, a middle-aged public servant, is unhappy. His wife Anna, disinherited by her family after converting from Judaism, is dying of tuberculosis. He is deeply in debt. And his best friend’s daughter is infatuated with him. Comedy and tragedy ensue in truly Chekhovian fashion...
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|Kashtanka - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Kashtanka, by Anton Chekhov. Read by Grant Hurlock. "Kashtanka," a shaggy-dog story penned by Anton Chekhov in seven parts and first published in 1887, relates the experiences of its eponymous heroine, a fox-faced, reddish dachshund-mix, whose name means 'little chestnut.' After her detestation of music causes her to become separated from the carpenter with whose family she had been living, Kashtanka finds herself taken up by an unusual vaudevillian and goes to live among a...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; animals; children; fiction; humor; short-stories; dog; Chekhov; Vaudeville; Russian literature
|Tales of Chekhov, Vol. 01 - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Tales of Chekhov, Vol. 01, by Anton Chekhov. Read by Kirsten Ferreri. This is the first of thirteen volumes of Anton Chekhov's short stories, translated by Constance Garnett. Anton Chekhov was a Russian doctor who turned to fiction as a hobby, and quickly blossomed into one of the masters of the short story genre. Though he is arguably best known for his dramatic works, such as The Cherry Orchard, his stories are widely considered to be some of the most perfect examples of ...
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|The Seagull - Anton Chekhov|
A LibriVox dramatic recording of The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov, translated by Marian Fell. The Seagull (Russian: Чайка, Chayka) is the first of what are generally considered to be the four major plays by the Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov. The play was written in 1895 and first produced in 1896. It dramatises the romantic and artistic conflicts between four characters: the ingenue Nina, the fading leading lady Irina Arkadina, her son the experimental playwright Konstantin Treplyov, and the...
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|Swan Song - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Swan Song, by Anton Chekhov. In 'The Swan Song' an aging actor reminisces about his life and the parts he's played. The piece takes a tragic look at ambition and the sacrifices that must be made in order to succeed. Chekhov’s ability to capture and explore human nature and experience is showcased here. (Summary by Lucy Perry)Cast:VASILI SVIETLOVIDOFF, a comedian, 68 years old - Peter YearsleyNIKITA IVANITCH, a prompter, an old man - PhillippaNarrated by Lucy PerryAudio...
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|The Three Sisters - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox dramatic recording of The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov. Three Sisters is a naturalistic play about the decay of the privileged class in Russia and the search for meaning in the modern world. It describes the lives and aspirations of the Prozorov family, the three sisters (Olga, Masha, and Irina) and their brother Andrei. They are a family dissatisfied and frustrated with their present existence...
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|Three Years - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Three Years by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Expatriate Laptev, the rich but unattractive scion of a merchant, renounces his independent-minded, intelligent, devoted, but equally unattractive mistress Polina in order to marry the beautiful young gold-digger Yulia. Their life together quickly deteriorates into a loveless agony, Laptev seeking some sort of meaning in his life while Yulia whiles away her youth with the sparkling young Mos...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; marriage; Russian Literature; anton chekhov
|kamzor - Anton Chekhov|
kamzor is hindi translation of a russian story written by Anton Chekhov and narrated by Anurag Sharma from Pittsburgh for weekly podcast of "Bolti kahaniyan" program for Radio Playback India
Keywords: Anton Chekhov; Anurag Sharma; Radio Playback India; Bolti kahaniyan; Hindi; kamzor
|Uncle Vanya - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. Uncle Vanya (subtitled “Scenes From Country Life”) is a tragicomedy by Anton Chekhov. It is set on the failing country estate of a retired professor, Serebrakoff, who returns after a long absence with his beautiful young wife, and throws the household into confusion. Rivalry, unrequited love, illicit romance, and attempted suicide are the result, punctuated throughout by Chekhov’s sad, wistful humor...
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|An Anonymous Story - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of An Anonymous Story by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Expatriate In "An Anonymous Story," Chekhov continues to explore his favorite themes of superfluous men, ironic rakes, exploited women, and the dangers of social conventions to human happiness. The Anonymous Narrator is a feckless, would-be revolutionary who gets himself hired on as a flunkey in the household of the young useless aristocrat Orlov, hoping to spy out some useful informa...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; chekhov; Russian Literature; novellas
|Predlozhenie - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Predlozhenie by Anton Chekhov. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky; tovarisch; Anastasiia Solokha; Luiza Karimova «Предложение» — шутка в одном действии известного русского писателя Антона Павловича Чехова. Завершена данная пьеса была в ноябре 1888 года. Действие происходит в усадьбе Чубукова...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; chekhov; vaudeville; шутка; предложение; Чехов; пьеса
|Bear, by Anton Chekhov - Anton Chekhov|
One mom and her 14-year-old daughter recorded this English translation of a famous Russian play to practice their dramatic reading skills. This play is funny and short, give it a try! The translation is from Project Gutenberg.
Keywords: Russian drama; one act plays; Chekhov; Project Gutenberg
|The Schoolmaster and Other Stories - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Schoolmaster and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov. Read by William Tomcho. Anton Checkhov, perhaps better known as a world famous classical playwright for works such as "Uncle Vanya" and "The Cherry Orchard" was also a prolific short story writer. "The Schoolmaster and Other Stories" is one of several of his collections. It's a compilation of 30 short stories. Some bizarre, some comical but all very interesting...
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|Ward No. 6 - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Ward No. 6 by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Expatriate. The line between sanity and insanity is blurred in this classic novella by Anton Chekhov. The disillusioned idealist Dr. Rabin is in charge of a provincial lunatic asylum, overseeing with weary, dubious policies a motley group of patients, a group that mirrors in microcosm all of human and especially Russian society...
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|The Duel - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Duel, by Anton Chekhov. The plot centres around Laevsky, who is living in a small seaside town in the Caucasus after running away with another man's wife, Nadyezhda Fyodorovna, amid dreams of starting a new life. The dreams have come to nothing as Laevsky idles away his life drinking and playing cards, and Nadyezhda begins to have other affairs. Laevsky's scheme to run away again, this time without his mistress, brings him into conflict with the rationalist Von Koren, w...
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|The House With The Mezzanine And Other Stories - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The House With The Mezzanine And Other Stories by Anton Chekhov. Read in English by David Wales Six short stories and a novella by the Russian master. (david wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.Download M4B (195mb)
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|The Lady With the Dog - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Lady With The Dog, by Anton chekhov. Anton Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramatist and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Chekhov practiced as a doctor throughout most of his literary career: "Medicine is my lawful wife", he once said, "and literature is my mistress." Chekhov had at first writt...
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|The Duel - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Duel by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Expatriate Known for his plays and short stories, Anton Chekhov also wrote a series of novellas, astonishing for their psychological complexity and compelling human portraiture. In The Duel, the wastrel and libertine Laevsky absconds to the Caucasus with another man's wife, Nadyezhda Fyodorovna. While there, he forms several acquaintanceships with a colorful array of characters: Von Koren the z...
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|The Proposal - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of The Proposal, by Anton Chekhov, translated by Julius West. The Proposal is a one act comic farce by Anton Chekhov. In Chekhov's Russia, marriage was a means of economic stability for most people. They married to gain wealth and possessions. In this play, the concept of marriage is being satirized to show the real purpose of marriage - materialistic gain rather than true love. (Summary with reference to Wikipedia) Characters: Stepan Stepanovich Chubukov - read by John Edding...
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|Love and Other Stories (Tales of Chekov Vol XIII) - Anton Chekhov (Trans. Constnace Garnett)|
Volume XIII of Constance Garnett's translations of short stories by Anton Chekhov. This is the last volume and includes the index of the works and their locations.
Keywords: Anton Chekhov; Constance Garnett; Tales of Chekhov
|Note-book of Anton Chekhov - Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Anton Chekhov , Samuel Solomonovitch Koteliansky, Leonard Woolf|
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
|The Night Before The Trial - Unfinished play written by Anton Chekhov. Adapted and finished by Kristefan Minski.|
Video recording of a theatre play directed by Kristefan Minski